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How to Activate/Deactivate Low-Latency Mode for NES - Nintendo Switch Online Games


Instructions on how to activate or deactivate low-latency mode in an online game using the NES - Nintendo Switch Online software.


  • When low-latency mode is enabled, input delay will be reduced when playing games online.
  • This setting may affect audio and visuals.
  • This setting is visible only after starting an online game.

Additional Information:

An active Nintendo Switch Online membership and internet access is required to use this software online.

Complete These Steps:

  1. Start an online game from the NES - Nintendo Switch Online library.
  2. Open the Suspend Menu by pressing ZL + ZR*, then select "To Game Selection".
  3. From the menu on the left, select "Settings", then press the Y Button to turn on low-latency mode.
    • This option is visible only after starting a game online.
    • This setting will not be saved and will be turned off once you close your online game.
    • To manually turn off this setting, press the Y Button again.

* The button layout may vary if the Joy-Con are being used horizontally as individual controllers in Tabletop or TV mode.